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NSS 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2002-057A

Description

NSS 6 is a Netherlands geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 4 rocket from Kourou at 23:04 UT on 20 December 2002. The 4.5 tonne (with fuel) spacecraft carriers 50 Ku-band and 10 Ka-band transponders to provide voice, video and data communcations to India, China, Southeast Asia, and Australia after parking over 95 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 27603
  • NSS6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-12-20
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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